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NBAA Exhibitor Update #04-13 April 2013

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Last Chance to Exhibit at EBACE2013 and Reach the European Marketplace
This year's European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013) is set for May 21 to 23 in Geneva, Switzerland. Jointly hosted each year by NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), EBACE is the premier annual meeting place for the European business aviation community. This three-day event features indoor exhibits, an outdoor static display and education sessions – all located at the Palexpo convention center and Geneva International Airport. Learn more about exhibiting at EBACE2013.

EBACE Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities Still Available
There are several advertising platforms available to EBACE Exhibitors, including the EBACE Show Guide & Directory of Exhibiting Companies, which includes information relative to exhibits, meetings, social gatherings, shuttle bus schedules and other events, and the official EBACE website. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are also available to provide maximum exposure to an anticipated 12,000 Attendees on-site. Promote your company's message at EBACE2013.

Mobile Advertising Available for EBACE
Once again, an official mobile application for EBACE will be available for the iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and any smartphone with web-enabled browser capability. The free EBACE app will allow Attendees to prepare for the show, enhance their event experience in Geneva and serve as a useful reference all year long. The app includes an Exhibitor directory with booth location, an interactive exhibit floor plan for Palexpo, a full schedule of education sessions and links to the @EBACE Twitter feed. Learn more about advertising on the EBACE app.

Register Now for EBACE2013
Online registration is available for EBACE2013. Registration portals are provided for Attendees, Exhibitors and members of the press, enabling registrants to sign up ahead of the show. Registration includes access to the exhibit hall and exhibit pavilion, static aircraft and all official programming. EBACE is a closed event for members of NBAA and EBAA. Registration includes a three-month membership to both organizations. Visit the EBACE2013 website.


ABACE2013 Sets Exhibitor, Attendee Records

The 2013 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE2013), held from April 16 to 18 in Shanghai, China, saw increases in Exhibitors and registration over the previous year. The number of Exhibitors was up 15 percent over ABACE2012, and registration at the close of this year’s event was up by more than 30 percent. Additionally, the number of airplanes and helicopters on the ABACE2013 Static Display was up 25 percent over ABACE2012, and the number of chalets accompanying the aircraft on the Static Display ramp increased by 44 percent over last year. These milestones signify the excitement surrounding business aviation in the region, and around ABACE, the premier annual event that not only serves as a buying-and-selling marketplace, but as an advocacy venue for promoting the industry’s interests. ABACE returns to Shanghai in 2014, though dates have not yet been announced. Learn more about ABACE2013.

Still Time to Exhibit at NBAA’s Maintenance Management Conference in Texas
NBAA’s Maintenance Management Conference is a unique event where nearly every Attendee is either a decision maker or key influencer for their organization. This year’s conference takes place at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas from April 30 to May 2. Join these professionals who are responsible for aircraft maintenance from across all aspects of business aviation. Directors of maintenance, flight department managers, maintenance technicians, aircraft owners/operators and chief pilots will be attending. Plus, this year's conference will feature a static display for the first time. Learn more about the Maintenance Management Conference.

Reserve Exhibit Space Today for NBAA2013
NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013) returns to Las Vegas from Oct. 22 to 24, when the world of business aviation will converge on the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and Henderson Executive Airport. The exhibit halls at the LVCC will feature all the major airframe manufacturers, along with exhibits showcasing the most up-to-date technology, products and services. The Henderson Static Display will include the largest side-by-side display of business aircraft in the world. More than 25,000 Attendees, including business leaders, entrepreneurs, prospective operators and other decision-makers, will be on hand to see the latest products available in business aviation. Don’t miss a chance to be part of the most important business aviation event in the world and the fifth largest tradeshow in the United States. Reserve exhibit space at NBAA2013.

Advertising, Sponsorship Opportunities Available for NBAA2013
NBAA2013 represents the most productive and efficient opportunity for business aviation buyers and sellers to connect – all in one place, all at one time. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at NBAA2013 will put your company's logo and message in front of more than 25,000 members of the business aviation community. Opportunities include show guide, website and mobile app advertising, as well as numerous sponsorship openings. Learn more about NBAA2013 advertising and sponsorships.

Housing for NBAA2013 in Las Vegas Now Open
Housing reservations for NBAA2013 are now open. No prepayment is required for booking through Travel Planners, the official housing provider for NBAA2013, and there are no fees for changes or cancellations. Participating hotels include Aria, the Mirage, the Wynn and others. Book rooms for NBAA2013.

White Planes Business Aviation Regional Forum

Reach New York-Area Market at White Plains Regional Forum This June

The next NBAA Business Aviation Regional Forum will take place on June 6 at Panorama Flight Service on Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY. NBAA's Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at the best airports and FBOs in the nation. The events provide education sessions, static aircraft and exhibits all in one location, where buyers and sellers can meet with prospects and colleagues to share ideas relative to business aviation in their particular geographic regions. Exhibit at the White Plains Regional Forum.

Regional Forums Set for Denver, Chicago
Exhibit space is available at NBAA Regional Forums scheduled for July 11 in Denver, CO and Sept. 12 in Chicago/Waukegan, IL. These one-day events incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions to help introduce business aviation to local officials and prospective owners and operators. Learn more about upcoming forums.

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Members have access to the official "Member of NBAA" logo to display on their emails, website, letterhead, business cards or other company materials. Displaying the NBAA logo is an ideal way to let customers and prospects know they are part of the trusted NBAA network of vendors and suppliers, while showing their support for the business aviation community. NBAA makes the official logo available in a variety of formats. Review usage guidelines and download logos.

Premium Listings

Maintenance Management Conference
April 30 – May 2, 2013, Fort Worth, TX

Business Aviation Taxes Seminar
May 3, 2013, Washington, DC

European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013)
May 21–23, 2013, Geneva, Switzerland

Business Aviation Regional Forum
June 6, 2013, White Plains, NY

Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference
June 21–22, 2013, Washington, DC

Business Aviation Regional Forum
July 11, 2013, Denver, CO

Business Aviation Regional Forum
Sept. 12, 2013, Chicago/Waukegan, IL

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General Information

Samantha Lohse
Administrative Assistant
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9365

Conventions & Forums Exhibits

Linda A. Peters
Vice President, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9368

Margie Morgan
Manager, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9369

Julia Oden
Coordinator, Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9257

Evelyn Wu
Convention Manager in Asia
Tel: +86 139 1143 5293

Static Displays

Joe Hart
Director, Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9456

Tyler Harper
Manager, Static Displays
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9258

Event Marketing & Show Guide Listings

Maureen C. Cameron
Director of Marketing, Conventions & Forums
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9453

Event Sponsorship Sales & Show Guide Advertising

Melissa Murphy
Advertising & Sponsorships Sales Representative
Tel: +1 (785) 856-5111

Lara Kahn
Coordinator, Advertising & Sponsorships
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7773

NBAA/CAN Soiree Sales, Housing & Hospitality Suites

Cheryl Padilla
Vice President, Conventions & Forums Administrative Affairs
Tel: +1 (202) 737-4484

Donna Raphael
Manager, Administrative Affairs
Tel: +1 (202) 478-7760

Registration & Seminar Exhibits

Dina E. Green
Director, Registration & Seminar Exhibits
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9357

Stacey Dunn Turner
Assistant Manager, Registration
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9351

Overall Coordination

Kathleen M. Blouin
Senior Vice President, Conventions & Forums
Tel: +1 (202) 783-9364

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